My son's 4th and 5th grade Teacher was fabulous! Her reading program instilled a love of reading into all the boys in her class!
Each pair of students created a panel. I copied the colored drawing onto fabric and added sashing.
The each student could only be in one block. For example, if Suzie was class clown - she couldn't be best reader. Each pair worked on his/her block when the Teacher was at meetings and a substitute was in the room. I collected the papers and made black and white "yearbook" for each student. We surprised the teacher with the quilt during the last week of school. I bound the quilt with blue ribbon instead of binding to give it a framed look. The quilt hangs in the teacher's room away from sunlight to avoid fading.
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